Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microservices
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 61 72
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 +27
Contract jobs citing Microservices 36 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.00% 2.00% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.41% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £440 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% +13.56%
10th Percentile £384 £380 £307
90th Percentile £555 £550 £505
East of England median daily rate £520 £500 £430
% change year-on-year +4.00% +16.28% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 - -

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,033 1,119 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.08% 82.89% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 572 465
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £213 £236
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 114 86
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +7.14% +94.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.03 £26.88
% change year-on-year -43.60% +15.46% +5.39%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 21 £425 - 8
Peterborough +7 7 £525 - 2
Microservices
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (38.89%) .NET
3 14 (38.89%) React
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (33.33%) Finance
6 11 (30.56%) Spring Boot
7 10 (27.78%) Spring
7 10 (27.78%) HTML
7 10 (27.78%) CSS
7 10 (27.78%) Web Services
7 10 (27.78%) HTML5
8 9 (25.00%) Redis
8 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (22.22%) Memcached
9 8 (22.22%) CSS3
9 8 (22.22%) MuleSoft
9 8 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (22.22%) API Development
9 8 (22.22%) Wireframes
10 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
10 7 (19.44%) REST
10 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (19.44%) RESTful
10 7 (19.44%) Web Development
11 6 (16.67%) Selenium
11 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) OAuth

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.56%) Serverless
4 2 (5.56%) Slack
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Redis
2 5 (13.89%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) git-flow
2 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (5.56%) Mocha
3 2 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
1 14 (38.89%) React
2 11 (30.56%) Spring Boot
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) HTML5
3 10 (27.78%) Spring
3 10 (27.78%) Web Services
4 8 (22.22%) CSS3
4 8 (22.22%) Memcached
5 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
5 7 (19.44%) REST
5 7 (19.44%) RESTful
6 6 (16.67%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) OAuth
6 6 (16.67%) SOAP
7 5 (13.89%) Node.js
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Core
8 3 (8.33%) Kafka
8 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Fintech
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
1 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) API Development
2 8 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (22.22%) Wireframes
3 7 (19.44%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) Open Source
5 4 (11.11%) API Integration
5 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Data Encryption
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Line Management
6 3 (8.33%) Android Development
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
6 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) Java 8
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) ES6
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Kibana
2 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) MuleSoft
2 5 (13.89%) Google
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Apigee
4 2 (5.56%) New Relic
4 2 (5.56%) WSO2
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) SAP